ICD-9 Coding for Hand Surgery, 5th Ed.


Published by: American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Edited by Marwan A. Wehbe, MD

Includes all ICD codes available to upper extremity providers (general, orthopaedic or plastic surgeons, hand, physical and occupational therapists). It also features an “At-a-Glance” sheet of “most commonly used codes” for use as a quick reference.  This manual is designed for easy use by providers as well as support staff.


Section 1.  Preface, Acknowledgements and Introduction

A. ICD History
B. Medicare Outpatient Therapy Caps
C. Therapy Restrictions by Insurance Carriers
D. ICD-10-CM
E. Other Sources of Information
F. About this Edition
G. Acknowledgements
H. Instructions for Use of this Manual

Section 2.  Cheat-sheet (Most common Diagnoses)

Section 3.  Index of Headings (ICD-9 groups)

Section 4.  Master list

Section 5.  Alphabetic list

Section 6.  Numeric & Medical Necessity List

Section 7.  Medicare Rules 2006

Section 8.  Keystone East Hand Therapy Diagnoses

Section 9.  ICD-10 Preview

A. Preview
B. Table 1, ICD-10 Structure
C. Table 2, ICD-10 Examples
D. Index of Headings (ICD-10 Categories)